Annual Shakespeare in the Parks Performances Return to UM Oval

August 20, 2015

MISSOULA – The Student Involvement Network at the University Center will host Montana Shakespeare in the Parks performances of “Taming of the Shrew” on Monday, Aug. 31, and “Cyrano de Bergerac” on Tuesday, Sept. 1, on the Oval at the University of Montana. Both events start at 6 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

This performance of “Taming of the Shrew” is set in the Wild West. “Cyrano de Bergerac” is a heroic comedy about selflessness, bravery and love.

Montana Shakespeare in the Parks brings accessible, high-quality theater to communities in Montana and surrounding states that would not otherwise have the opportunity. For more information about Montana Shakespeare in the Parks and its tour schedule, visit

Contact: Adrianne Donald, University Center associate director, Student Involvement and Communications, 406-243-6029,